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Measure: Delayed Reward Discounting (Monetary Choice Questionnaire)   #530300  About

Definition:

This measure assesses whether the participant prefers smaller immediate rewards over delayed larger rewards.

Purpose:

This measure captures devaluation of rewards as a function of delay. This is a decision-making dimension of impulsivity and may predict initiation of substance use and is characteristic of childhood externalizing disorders. When compared with the general population, adolescents with conduct disorder, drug users, and drug abusers show greater preference for small but immediate rewards and more readily discount a larger but long-term reward. Thus, substance users may prefer the immediate euphoria of substance use over the longer-term benefits of abstinence (i.e., maintaining employment, relationships, and physical health) (Kirby et al., 1999).

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Keywords:

Discounting of delayed rewards, drug abuse, drug use, impulsivity, inter-temporal choice, substance abuse, substance use and addiction, SAA, Substance Use-related Neurobehavioral and Cognitive Risk Factors, temporal discounting

Measure Release Date: November 21, 2016

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